Date & Time
Monday, April 29, 2024, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
127 Managing Dietary Restrictions and Food Allergies*

Whether it's for religious, moral, or health reasons, certain foods are off-limits for some people. Knowing about your patient's dietary restrictions is key to successful medical management. This presentation will review the Top 10 most common dietary restrictions and how to better inform facility nutritional services staff concerning meal preparation, review food allergy clinical guidelines, and demonstrate an electronic management system.

Educational Objectives

  • Discuss how to identify and manage therapeutic diets and food allergies in correctional settings
  • Describe the value of electronic systems to record data
  • Explore methods for properly communicating with security, dietary, and volunteer services staff